University of Maryland Extension

Classes and Workshops

University of Maryland Extension offers classes, workshops, and other educational events throughout Baltimore County led by Extension Faculty Educators and Master Gardener Volunteers.

We are currently making many of our programs available online using recorded and live streaming options.

  • Visit our YouTube channel to view recorded webinars including:
    • Starting a Vegetable Garden
    • Container Vegetable Gardening
    • Native Bees of Maryland
    • Introduction to Composting

Some of our frequent and annual offerings include:

  • Grow It Eat It Vegetable Gardening Classes - Baltimore County Master Gardeners offer introductory and intermediate vegetable gardening and composting classes at select Baltimore County Public Libraries every spring. A variety of presentations are available for the newest of gardeners to our more seasoned gardeners. These classes are free of charge at the public libraries.
  • Demonstration Garden Seminars - Join Master Gardener Volunteers throughout the summer for FREE 1 hour seminars in our Demonstration Garden, located in Hunt Valley. These seminars are held outside to demonstrate best practices and gardening information taught in our teaching garden.
  • Speakers’ Bureau - Do you need a speaker for your next special event, garden club meeting, or other group gathering? Check out this list of presentations that we have prepared and ready to present at your next event. These presentations are available to be scheduled year-round!

Do you have a topic that you would like to learn more about but do not see it in our offerings? Contact our Workshops and Presentations Director at to let us know! It is important that we know what you would like to learn more about.

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University programs, activities, and facilities are available to all without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact your local University of Maryland Extension Office.